The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 759 742 783
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +41
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 93 111 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 69 91 69
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.80%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81338 79614 83745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.70% 82.33% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67543 64209 71633
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 51 £50,000 -20.00% 9
South East -49 18 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire -3 17 £32,500 -10.34% 3
West Midlands -16 3 £60,000 -
North West -24 2 £48,750 -18.75% 1
South West -11 1 £80,000 +88.23% 2
East of England -19 1 £50,000 -9.09%
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 73 (36.87%) SQL
2 65 (32.83%) Information Security
3 61 (30.81%) .NET
4 50 (25.25%) Java
5 47 (23.74%) JavaScript
6 43 (21.72%) HTML
7 42 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (20.20%) Penetration Testing
8 40 (20.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 40 (20.20%) Mentoring
9 38 (19.19%) Linux
10 37 (18.69%) Web Services
11 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 34 (17.17%) CISSP
12 34 (17.17%) CSS
12 34 (17.17%) Finance
12 34 (17.17%) PCI DSS
13 33 (16.67%) Firewall
13 33 (16.67%) MySQL
14 30 (15.15%) MVC
15 28 (14.14%) Management Information System
15 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
15 28 (14.14%) ASP.NET
16 27 (13.64%) Security Testing
17 25 (12.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 24 (12.12%) Scrum
18 24 (12.12%) PHP
19 23 (11.62%) Windows
19 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
19 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (11.11%) Apache
2 10 (5.05%) IIS
3 9 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.04%) CMS
5 7 (3.54%) Drupal
5 7 (3.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (3.54%) nginx
5 7 (3.54%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.54%) Node.js
6 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.04%) SaaS
3 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.67%) Firewall
2 18 (9.09%) SSL
3 12 (6.06%) HTTP
4 10 (5.05%) Wireless
4 10 (5.05%) Network Security
5 5 (2.53%) FTP
5 5 (2.53%) DNS
6 3 (1.52%) IPsec
6 3 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.01%) Internet
8 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.67%) MySQL
2 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.02%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.01%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.10%) Subversion
2 12 (6.06%) JIRA
2 12 (6.06%) CruiseControl
2 12 (6.06%) Selenium
2 12 (6.06%) Hudson
2 12 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.04%) Metasploit
4 8 (4.04%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.54%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.54%) JUnit
6 6 (3.03%) NUnit
6 6 (3.03%) MSTest
7 5 (2.53%) Moq
7 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.53%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.01%) TestNG
9 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
General
1 34 (17.17%) Finance
2 14 (7.07%) Games
3 11 (5.56%) Marketing
4 5 (2.53%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) French Language
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (19.19%) Developer
2 31 (15.66%) Security Specialist
3 28 (14.14%) Applications Specialist
3 28 (14.14%) Application Security Specialist
4 27 (13.64%) Architect
5 25 (12.63%) Consultant
5 25 (12.63%) Security Consultant
6 21 (10.61%) Tester
7 17 (8.59%) Analyst
8 15 (7.58%) Security Analyst
9 13 (6.57%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.06%) Data Architect
10 12 (6.06%) Web Developer
11 11 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
11 11 (5.56%) Security Manager
11 11 (5.56%) Ethical Hacker
11 11 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
12 9 (4.55%) Systems Tester
12 9 (4.55%) IT Consultant
12 9 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.81%) .NET
2 43 (21.72%) HTML
3 37 (18.69%) Web Services
4 34 (17.17%) CSS
5 28 (14.14%) ASP.NET
6 19 (9.60%) Hibernate
7 18 (9.09%) Spring
8 16 (8.08%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.58%) REST
10 13 (6.57%) Ajax
10 13 (6.57%) XML
11 12 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 12 (6.06%) NHibernate
12 11 (5.56%) J2EE
13 10 (5.05%) jQuery
13 10 (5.05%) Sass
13 10 (5.05%) CSS3
13 10 (5.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (4.04%) Java EE
14 8 (4.04%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.14%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.57%) W3C
3 12 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 11 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.05%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.55%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.04%) Open Source
8 7 (3.54%) Cryptography
9 6 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.03%) User Experience
10 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.02%) PKI
10 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.52%) CESG
11 3 (1.52%) Blog
11 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (1.01%) Online Games
12 2 (1.01%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.19%) Linux
2 23 (11.62%) Windows
3 13 (6.57%) UNIX
4 11 (5.56%) AIX
4 11 (5.56%) Solaris
5 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) OS/400
6 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.83%) Information Security
2 42 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (20.20%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (20.20%) Mentoring
4 30 (15.15%) MVC
5 27 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 25 (12.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (12.12%) Scrum
8 23 (11.62%) Ethical Hacking
8 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 19 (9.60%) Risk Management
11 18 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 17 (8.59%) Web Development
12 17 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.58%) UML
13 15 (7.58%) Project Management
14 14 (7.07%) OOP
14 14 (7.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.87%) SQL
2 50 (25.25%) Java
3 47 (23.74%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.12%) PHP
5 22 (11.11%) C#
6 16 (8.08%) C++
7 14 (7.07%) C
8 10 (5.05%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.04%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.54%) PHP5
11 5 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.53%) Tcl
12 2 (1.01%) Python
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) CISSP
2 20 (10.10%) Degree
3 16 (8.08%) OSCP
4 14 (7.07%) CISM
5 12 (6.06%) ISTQB
6 11 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (5.05%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.05%) ISEB
8 8 (4.04%) CISA
9 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.54%) MCSE
9 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.54%) Sun Certification
9 7 (3.54%) OSCE
10 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (3.03%) CCNA
11 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.02%) CEH
13 3 (1.52%) GCIA
13 3 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (17.17%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.05%) QA
4 4 (2.02%) COBIT
5 2 (1.01%) WAI
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.01%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (5.05%) Nessus
2 8 (4.04%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.10%) Oracle
3 15 (7.58%) Cisco
4 13 (6.57%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.04%) VMware
6 7 (3.54%) Zend
6 7 (3.54%) Sun
6 7 (3.54%) F5
6 7 (3.54%) Facebook
6 7 (3.54%) Twitter
7 6 (3.03%) Google
8 5 (2.53%) Imperva
9 4 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.52%) Capita
10 3 (1.52%) Citrix
10 3 (1.52%) Juniper
10 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.01%) TippingPoint
12 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.51%) BT
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